TNTET 2022: Tamil Nadu TET Online Application, Syllabus, Admit Card

Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) is going to conduct the Teachers Eligibility Test in June 2020. The exam is tentatively is scheduled to take place on 27 and 28 June. The TNTET 2020 notification is likely to be released on 5 or 6 May 2020.

Content in this article about TNTET 2020:

  • TNTET 2020 Notification
  • Application Form
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • TNTET Pattern & Syllabus
  • TNTET Admit Card

TNTET 2020 Notification: The TRB will announce the TNTET notification in the first week of May 2020. It might get delayed if TRB decided to conduct another exam as a priority. Otherwise, the notification will be announced in the 1st week itself. The candidates who hold eligibility will be allowed to apply online. The candidates will be given at least 20 days to submit the TNTET application online.

Important Dates

  • Notification release date: 4 May 2020
  • Online applications: 05 May to 25 May 2020
  • Exam Date: 27 and 28 June 2020

TNTET Online Application Form: The candidates who hold the required education qualification will be allowed to submit online applications at the official website Before submitting the online application form, a candidate must ascertain that he/she does have the minimum education qualification and stands qualify to appear in the examination.

Eligibility Criteria: The TNTET is conducted for 2 different sections, Primary, and Upper Primary. The primary teachers are eligible for teaching classes 1 to 5 while the upper primary can teach classes 6 to 8.

Primary Teacher: A candidates looking to apply for paper 1 (Primary Teacher) must have passed 10+2 and obtained a 2 years diploma in Elementary education or a 4-year diploma in elementary education.

Upper Primary Teacher: A candidate must have passed Bachelor’s Degree and obtained a 2-year diploma in elementary education (also known as JBT) or B.Ed.

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TNTET 2020 Paper Pattern and Syllabus

As we already discussed, the TET exam will be conducted in 2 papers.

Paper 1 Pattern: There will be 150 questions asked in 5 different sections. Each question will have multiple answers and candidates have to choose the correct one. Total time of 150 minutes will be given to solve the question paper.

Subject No of Questions
Child Development and Pedagogy 30
Language 1

Tamil/ Kannada/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Urdu

Language 2 (English) 30
Mathematics 30
Environmental studies 30

Paper 2 Pattern

Subject No of Questions
Child Development and Pedagogy 30
Tamil/ Kannada/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Urdu 30
Language 2 (English) 30
a) For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science or

b) Social Science Teacher: Social Science or

c) Any other Teacher either iv (a) or iv (b)


TRB TNTET Hall Ticket 2020

The TRB Board will release the TNTET Hall Tickets at least 10 days before the exam online. It is done to remove any discrepancies in the Admit Card. The candidates do need to download the TNTET Hall Ticket or Admit Card online from the official website of the TRB.

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